Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/24/12
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish arrived in Texas a star. Tuesday night against the New York Yankees, he looked like one. Darvish, the Rangers' high-priced Japanese import, delivered the best outing of his young career, befuddling the Yankees in Texas' 2-0 victory before a sellout crowd of 47,085 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Yankees couldn't do much against Darvish, as the hard-throwing right-hander struck out a career-high 10 and allowed seven hits. Darvish (3-0) had progressively gotten better in each of his three previous starts, but he was never as dominant as he was Tuesday night. He left with one out in the ninth inning after giving up a single to Nick Swisher. Darvish's previous longest outing was 6 1/3 innings last Thursday at Detroit. Darvish worked out of the few jams he got into by trusting his stuff and attacking New York's veteran lineup. It was exactly the kind of start Texas envisioned in its aggressive pursuit of him. The two-time American League cha...
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